Articles in the category Stress

5 Daily Rituals to Reduce Stress and Maximize Happiness

Stress is a normal aspect of the daily grind. A tough workload, relationship problems, money problems; stress is always just around the corner. Fortunately, there are also countless ways to reduce stress and develop a more positive outlook. This involves shifting your focus away from the daily stressors and into the bits of happiness that […]

How to Use Expressive Writing to Relieve Stress

What expressive writing isn’t is, it is not primarily reading material for other people. You don’t have to be scrupulous about proper sentence syntax and grammar. You’re not required to take an objective approach nor are you bound by certain literary rules. And you’re not writing to educate or inform readers.

Stress Test: How Stressed Are You?

The importance of dealing with stress cannot be stressed enough because most of us – if not all – are subject to stress every single day. Some of us deal with it better than others, but sometimes, we don’t realize just how bad the situation is. You may not realize it, but perhaps you are […]

15 Relaxing Things to Do to Quickly Relieve Stress

Relaxing should be intuitive, shouldn’t it? Who doesn’t want to feel relaxed and stress-free? While that seems like a no-brainer, for people who are under constant stress – whether because of work or other personal issues – being able to truly relax may not be easy. There is no such thing as an “ON/OFF” switch […]

How to Stop Stressing Out When You Know You’ll Be Stressing Out

“There is nothing to fear but fear itself.” (This quote is from FDR’s first inaugural address.) Likewise, there is nothing to stress out about but stress itself. I think that’s a valid argument, isn’t it? There are certain things that we fear, don’t like, or worry about. By default, when we know that we are […]

6 Things You Can Do To Relieve Stress At Work. 

We all live busy lives. Whether you have two jobs, two kids or two too many emails to check, we all are stretched a little thin these days. On top of our busy lives, many of us sit at a desk most of the day. This is not what our bodies are designed to do. […]

Techniques to Fight Work Stress and Anxiety

Stress is a constant in life, but it doesn’t have to have such a strong negative impact on us. That is, if we know how to handle it properly. Studies have shown that prolonged stress and anxiety that remains unaddressed can lead not only to mental issues but to physical decline as well. One major […]

6 Relaxing Hobbies That Will Relieve Stress

Are you living a life of stress? Does it seem that stress is all you can feel day in, day out? Then you need to examine your lifestyle. Perhaps your work is taking over your life. Perhaps you have issues about taking on the burden of everyone around you – even if you don’t have […]

How To Manage Anger In Intimate Relationships

Anger is quite common in intimate relationships, which is ironic since it is these types of unions that also give us profound happiness. To preserve the bonds of partnership or marriage, we must learn how to manage our anger so that it does not create damage that may break the ties permanently. If you feel […]

How to Reduce Holiday Stress

The last month of the year is supposed to be all about joy, giving, and creating wonderful memories with family and friends. In reality, we know that this period has another side – a darker side which involves stress, irritation, and sometimes even anger. This can be the result of having to shop for Christmas […]